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  • Mexico's 1st independent candidate leads in exit polls

    Mexico's ruling party has lost seats in congress but may gain a majority from its coalition with the small but growing Green Party that was everywhere during the campaign, according to official voting trends released late Sunday by the electoral...
  • Mexico's midterm elections marred by sporadic violence

    Mexico's midterm elections marred by sporadic violence
    Mexico's first independent gubernatorial candidate was leading in exit polls as voting closed Sunday in central states after an election marred by sporadic outbursts of violence. In elections seen as a litmus test for President Enrique Pena Nieto, the...
  • Violence in 2 states as Mexico votes in midterm elections

    MEXICO CITY Masked assailants Sunday blocked access to voter precincts and burned ballot boxes in more than a dozen towns in the southern states of Oaxaca and Guerrero as voting tense midterm elections elsewhere proceeded with only minor disruption....
  • Blanca, a Category 3 hurricane, heads toward Mexico's Baja

    Businesses boarded over windows and thousands of troops were put on alert Saturday as Hurricane Blanca roared toward Mexico's Baja California Peninsula as a powerful Category 3 storm. The unpredictable Blanca, which strengthened suddenly from a...
  • Baja farmworkers win raises, benefits in landmark deal

    Baja farmworkers win raises, benefits in landmark deal
    It started as a door-knocking campaign by poor indigenous villagers, then grew into a well-organized movement that mobilized thousands and brought powerful agribusinesses and the federal government to the negotiating table. The tense farmworker strike...
  • Mexican elections marred by pre-balloting violence

    The Mexican government announced Friday it was sending army troops, marines and federal police to southern states to protect polling places as violence threatened the country's midterm weekend elections. The decision came after radical teachers...
  • 'A Narco History' explores Mexico's drug violence — and U.S. culpability

    'A Narco History' explores Mexico's drug violence — and U.S. culpability
    To many Americans, Mexico's drug violence of the last decade has been as mystifying as our southern neighbor itself. In a once-peaceful country, newspapers have run monthly tallies of decapitations. A minimum-wage Tijuana cartel employee known as the...
  • Violence, boycotts loom on eve of Mexico's elections

    Violence, boycotts loom on eve of Mexico's elections
    On the eve of nationwide elections in Mexico, demonstrators have laid siege to election board offices, torched ballots and vowed to otherwise disrupt voting as public anger at the government and the political establishment boils over. A movement is also...
  • In foul mood, Mexican voters ponder how to send message in Sunday elections

    MEXICO CITY Voter discontent in Mexico is high, and a debate rages over how best to send the political class a message of disgust in Sunday's midterm elections. Some academics, artists and protesters urge the nation's 83.5 million voters to nullify or...
  • Mexican politician Manuel Camacho Solis dies at 69

    Sen. Manuel Camacho Solis, the man who headed the Mexican government's peace negotiations with the Zapatista rebels after their 1994 uprising has died at the age of 69. Mario Resendiz, an aide to Camacho Solis, said the senator died Friday of a brain...
  • Ex-LAPD officer accused in Pomona killing extradited to California

    Ex-LAPD officer accused in Pomona killing extradited to California
    An ex-Los Angeles police officer accused of shooting a man outside a Pomona bar has been brought back to California from Texas to face a murder charge, officials confirmed Thursday. Henry Solis, 27, was booked in the Pomona city jail Thursday...